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Table 1 Classification and prevalence of dental diseases analyzed according to the clinical data (T1)

From: Correlational study of impacted and non-functional lower third molar position with occurrence of pathologies

Variable n Percent
• Stage of eruption—3rd molars
 Erupted 8 15.4
 Partial erupted 14 26.9
 Full bony impacted 27 51.9
 Agenesis 2 3.8
 Extracted as a result of pain 1 1.9
 Total 52 100.0
• Cavity—3rd molars
 Absent 40 81.6
 Pits and fissures 8 16.3
 Cavitation 1 2.0
• Cavity—2nd molars
 Absent 26 53.1
 Pits and fissures 2 4.1
 Restored 21 42.9
• Pericoronitis—3rd molars
 Absent 46 93.9
 Present
 Previous episode at the site 3 6.1
• Periodontal disease—3rd molars
 Present 49 100.0
 Absent
• Expansion of the cortical bone—3rd molars
 Absent 49 100.0
 Present
 Total 49 100.0
  1. n number of teeth